Hot Potato Crackers

         Yield: 65 Crackers
Categories: Bakery, Crackers

1 1/3 c All purpose flour 2/3 c Potato flour 2 tb Dried chives 1/2 ts Salt 2 ts Black pepper, ground 1/2 c Shortening 1/2 c Water Salt for the tops, optional Paprika for the top, option Preheat oven to 350F. In a large bowl, combine the flours, chives, salt & pepper. Cut in the shortening until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Slowly blend in the water. Divide the dough into 2 equal balls. On a floured surface, roll out into a thin rectangle 1/16" to 1/8" thick. Sprinkle with salt & paprika & roll over with rolling pin. Cut into 2" shapes with a sharp knife. Prick each cracker with a fork. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Some crackers will brown more quickly than others, so watch carefully for the last 5 minutes or so. Cool on a wire rack. Use as an alternative snack to potato chips. Foust & Husch, "Crackers!"